CSCS Mock Test for Operatives 2024 – Full 50 Questions

The CSCS mock test 2024 below will cover most of the health and safety topics you’ll need to know to pass your test. The real CSCS operatives test consists of 50 multiple-choice questions which you must complete in 45 minutes. There will be no time limit for this full CSCS practice test, so you can take your time and go through each question after you’ve submitted your answers.

As with the real test, some questions will require multiple answers, so please ensure you read through the question requirements carefully before submitting your answers. If you have questions about the CSCS test, please ask them below.

CSCS Mock Test for Operatives 2024

1. Which TWO statements below are true about hydrogen sulphide? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 1 of 50

2. Which of these items would NOT need to undergo a PAT test in the workplace?

Question 2 of 50

3. What does this sign mean?

Question 3 of 50

4. Which of these is most common for workers who have been exposed to concrete dust over a long period?

Question 4 of 50

5. Which TWO fire extinguishers should you avoid using in confined spaces? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 5 of 50

6. What should you do if you discover a quicker, but different way of working as described in the method statement?

Question 6 of 50

7. What does the charity MIND do?

Question 7 of 50

8. If someone is using a mobile crane and you need to get pass, you should___.

Question 8 of 50

9. Wearing hearing protection is important because ___.

Question 9 of 50

10. Which of the following could help you to protect the environment while you are working?

Question 10 of 50

11. As work progresses, you realize that the safety rules given at your site induction are clearly out-of-date, you should_______.

Question 11 of 50

12. Which of these are common fire risks on a constructions site? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 12 of 50

13. What should you do if you need to lift a load which blocks your front view?

Question 13 of 50

14. What should you do if you are witness to an accident on site?

Question 14 of 50

15. What do fire extinguishers with a Black colour band contain?

Question 15 of 50

16. What must do when working in a hearing protection zone?

Question 16 of 50

17. Which of these should NOT be used on electrical fires? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 17 of 50

18. Besides a CO2 fire extinguisher, which of these should you use to tackle electrical fires?

Question 18 of 50

19. Which voltage can cause sever injury or death?

Question 19 of 50

20. How can you reverse hearing damage that was caused by long-term noise exposure?

Question 20 of 50

21. A near miss can be described as:

Question 21 of 50

22. When using a ladder you should always enure that you have at least ____ points of contact.

Question 22 of 50

23. Which of these could be used to verify that a signaller is trained and competent?

Question 23 of 50

24. What is the main purpose of a fire extinguisher?

Question 24 of 50

25. What should you do to protect yourself from electric shock if you have to use a 230-volt tool?

Question 25 of 50

26. What is the first thing you should do if you notice diesel spilling onto the ground while a colleague is refuelling an excavator?

Question 26 of 50

27. The Main reason for carrying out an accident investigation is to:

Question 27 of 50

28. Who should a signaller be in contact with at all times while giving signals?

Question 28 of 50

29. Why must workers sign in when entering a site?

Question 29 of 50

30. Which TWO health issues are likely if someone is exposed to excessive noise levels? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 30 of 50

31. What are THREE early signs of hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)? (Choose 3 answers)

Question 31 of 50

32. Which state of being will reduce the likelihood of you suffering from hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS)?

Question 32 of 50

33. Before using a power tool, you should carry out a visual inspection, what are the TWO main things you should look for? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 33 of 50

34. What should you do if you need to use a power tool and the guard is missing?

Question 34 of 50

35. What should you do if you need to carry a load down a steep slope?

Question 35 of 50

36. Pedestrians are most likely to get injured by a vehicle on site when the vehicle is ___.

Question 36 of 50

37. Information regarding site traffic rules are usually ___.

Question 37 of 50

38. The early signs of Weil’s disease can often be confused with___.

Question 38 of 50

39. What does this sign mean?

Question 39 of 50

40. Building sites usually use a 110-volt electricity supply instead of a 230-volt supply because ___.

Question 40 of 50

41. What should you do if another contractor is carrying out work which affects your safety?

Question 41 of 50

42. How often should a worker carry out a face-fit test if he/she needs to wear RPE?

Question 42 of 50

43. Why is a site induction important?

Question 43 of 50

44. What should you do if you have to work near an electric cable which has exposed wires?

Question 44 of 50

45. Which of these are most likely to affect the seal between a worker’s face and the RPE they need to wear? (Choose 2 answers)

Question 45 of 50

46. You’re about to carry out a job which requires a hot-work permit, you must ensure____. (Choose 2 answers)

Question 46 of 50

47. You’ve just finished working inside a building and need to clean up rubble created, what’s the main reason you should spray water on it?

Question 47 of 50

48. What should you do if there’s a fire on-site and the designated fire warden has given instructions?

Question 48 of 50

49. Which of these statements about respiratory protective equipment is true?

Question 49 of 50

50. What is the best way to avoid an accident with site traffic if you need to walk across the site?

Question 50 of 50


 

CSCS Test FAQ

1. Are the questions in this CSCS mock test the same as the real test?

All the questions in the CSCS mock test above are identical to the real test question. For copyright reasons, the questions are worded slightly differently but the question idea and answers remain exactly the same.

2. How many questions are there in the CSCS operatives test?

Like the practice CSCS test above, there are 50 multiple-choice questions in total. 38 of these will be multiple-choice questions, with the remaining 12 being behavioural case study questions. See examples of the behavioural case study questions here.

3. What is the pass mark for the CSCS operatives test?

The pass mark for the CSCS operatives test is 45 out of 50. This equates to a 90% pass rate.

4. What topics are covered in the CSCS operatives test?

The CSCS operatives test covers 16 various topics, including health and safety, manual handling, fire extinguishers, and working at height. See the full list of topics here.

5. How long is the CSCS test?

You’ll have 45 minutes to complete the CSCS operatives test. (We have not added a timer to the CSCS mock exam above, this was done to allow you to go over your questions and answers as long as you need).

6. Is the CSCS test hard or is it an easy common sense test?

The CSCS test is not easy. Some people might say that it’s common sense, but it isn’t. The only way to pass is to revise and practice for the test.

7. What do I need to bring to sit the CSCS operatives test?

You will need to bring your valid CSCS card if you have one and a form of identification, such as a passport or driving licence. You should receive a list of what you’re required to bring when you book your test.

8. How long do I have to wait for my CSCS test results?

Your results will be available immediately after you have finished the test. It’s similar to if you’ve done the driving theory test.

9. What if I fail the CSCS operatives test?

If you fail the CSCS operatives test, you will be able to retake the test after 14 days. You can retake the test as many times as you need to until you pass.

10. What happens if I pass the CSCS operatives test?

Once you have passed the CSCS operatives test, you will be able to apply for your CSCS card which will be valid for 5 years. You will then need to renew your card every 5 years to keep it valid.

11. What is the purpose of the CSCS test?

The CSCS test is used to ensure that all construction workers have a basic knowledge of health and safety on construction sites. It helps improve overall safety and reduce accidents in the workplace.

12. Who needs to take the CSCS test?

Anyone who works on a construction site or desires to work in the construction industry needs to take the CSCS test. This includes both site workers and management-level employees.

13. Is it mandatory to have a CSCS card?

While it is not a legal requirement to have a CSCS card in order to work on a construction site, many contractors and employers require their workers to hold a valid card as proof of their skills and qualifications.

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